NEW BEDFORD — Lylia M. (Szynal) Cambra, 95 of New Bedford, died, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at The Oaks following a period of declining health. She was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong resident. She was the daughter of the late Nellie (Chniel) Szynal and the widow of Reverend Bernard G. Cambra. Mrs. Cambra was employed for many years at Aerovox until her retirement. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Joy L. Prenda and her husband Joseph of Fairhaven and Florida; grandson, Todd Prenda; sister of the late Henry Szynal, Albert Szynal and Edward Szynal. She was the grandmother of the late Joseph W. Prenda.

Her funeral will be be celebrated Friday morning in Immanuel Baptist Church, 195 Whitman Street, New Bedford at 11:00. Interment in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass. Visiting hours Thursday evening 5:00-7:00. Funeral arrangements entrusted to AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen Street. Expanded parking area with handicap accessible entrance to rear of funeral home. For online guestbook, directions and additional information, please visit www.aubertine-lopes.com.